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Victorian Inlaid Walnut Davenport Desk

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
178
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian Inlaid Walnut Davenport Desk, c. 1860, top with lidded false-bottom compartment behind slant-lid green leather writing surface, on base with four drawers on the right side and sham drawers on the left, on U-shaped base with casters, ht. 31 1/2, wd. 20 3/8, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $400-600

horizontal crack to leather, leather curling up in upper right corner, age typical scratches and chips and nicks to inlay, horizontal crack to wood inside lift-top interior, several pulls loose

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Davenport desk, Desks, Inlay

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